Notable Cast: Terence Hill, Horst Frank, George Eastman, Jose Torres, Bruna Simionato, Pinuccio Ardia, Guido Lollobrigida
The explosion of Django films in the 1960s is almost laughable. Everyone and their grandmother was trying to capitalize on the success of the original Django and the amount of poor and mediocre Django films can be daunting for someone diving in for the first time. I know because I just recently started my journey into Django-sploitation. Fortunately, there are a handful of guides and people out there to help and it was from these handy chaperons that the film Django, Prepare a Coffin first came to my attention. As if on queue, it wasn’t long after that Arrow Video announced the US release of Django, Prepare a Coffin for a Blu Ray release. While not an official sequel, I’m glad that this one got a nice release because it’s one of the few Django films I’ve seen deserving to be placed next to the original on my shelf. It’s cohesive in its approach, adamantly trying its best to feel and continue on the story of the hero it’s based on, and it’s a solid blend of entertaining spaghetti western and thoughtful storytelling. Prepare a Coffin is definitely one of my favorites to feature this character.
Django (Hill) has been working as a delivery guy for high price items, well…has been. As it turns out one of his friends David (Frank) betrayed him for the gold shipment he was guarding and now his wife is dead and he was left for the coyotes. That was a few years ago. Now he has a plan and it’s going to require saving some falsely accused men from death row and bringing down the pain. This is the wild west though, so who can he really trust when everyone has a gun and is out for themselves?
|"This job is for the birds."|
|It's lonely being the villain.|
|Bring out your dead!|